Posts Tagged ‘Orono’

Garvey Melmed of Old Town High School (left), who helped the Coyotes win the Class B basketball state title last winter, has earned a spot on the University of Maine men's basketball team as a freshman nonscholarship player.

Old Town standout earns spot on UMaine men’s basketball team

By Pete Warner on Oct. 15, 2014, at 12:50 p.m.
Even after helping Old Town High School win the Class B state championship last season, Garvey Melmed was unsure what his basketball future might entail. He decided to set his goals high. Melmed has been rewarded for his talent and drive as he has earned a spot on the University …

Senior Night: John Bapst vs. Orono football live video starting at 7:30

on Oct. 24, 2013, at 6:54 p.m.
Watch live as the John Bapst Crusaders take on the Orono Riots in their annual mutual Senior Night game against Orono at the University of Maine.

Fort Kent Warriors sweep Orono to capture EM Class C soccer titles

BDN staff reports on Nov. 03, 2010, at 9:15 p.m.
FORT KENT — It was an afternoon for celebration at Fort Kent High School on Wednesday afternoon as the Warriors won two Eastern Maine Class C soccer championships on their own field. The top-seeded Fort Kent girls claimed the regional title, edging Orono 1-0 by virtue of penalty kicks, while …
Caribou's Olivia Sleeper (right) and Presque Isle's Hillary Albert chase down a loose ball during a game earlier this season. The two rivals will battle for the Eastern Maine Class B title tonight at 6 in Presque Isle. (BDN File Photo)

PI-Caribou clash highlights girls soccer regionals

By Ryan McLaughlin on Nov. 02, 2010, at 5:17 p.m.
Seldom do high school archrivals meet with a championship on the line. But when Aroostook County rivals Presque Isle and Caribou meet today for the third time this year, an Eastern Maine Class B girls soccer championship will be at stake. Longtime PI coach Ralph Michaud believes it’s the first …
Ellsworth's Kyle Haslam leaps over Camden Hills' Sam Vail during an Eastern Maine Class B semifinal last season. Haslam will lead Ellsworth against Camden Hills today when the Eagles host the Windjammers in the EM final at 4:30 p.m. (BDN File Photo)

Boys soccer regionals feature familiar matchups

By Ernie Clark on Nov. 02, 2010, at 4:55 p.m.
Wednesday’s schoolboy soccer regional finals feature some familiar opponents. Four of the five games involving teams from the region represent postseason rematches from a year ago — including three encore presentations of 2009 regional finals as Bangor hosts Brunswick in Eastern Maine Class A, Orono visits Fort Kent in Eastern …

Caribou boys, Bapst girls win PVC titles; HA teams sweep KVAC meet

By Ryan McLaughlin on Oct. 16, 2010, at 8:02 p.m.
BANGOR — The Caribou boys and John Bapst girls did what they were favored to do in the Penobscot Valley Conference cross country championships Saturday, winning in resounding fashion. The Viking boys outdistanced rival Ellsworth 22 points to 47 in the Class B field while the John Bapst girls edged …

Leonard leads John Bapst past Orono

By Ryan McLaughlin on Oct. 15, 2010, at 11:22 p.m.
ORONO — The John Bapst football team isn’t accustomed to surrendering 22 points in a single game, much less one quarter. When Orono lit up the Morse Field scoreboard in the first quarter Friday night and had the Crusaders on their heels for a little while, coach Dan O’Connell’s defense …
University of Maine President Robert Kennedy (right), flanked by (from left) interim athletic director Steve Abbott, women's basketball coach Cindy Blodgett and men's basketball coach Ted Woodward, talks about a $5.5 million gift from the Harold Alfond Foundation during a Friday morning press conference in Orono. The money will go toward improvements at Alfond Arena and the Memorial Gym.

$5.5M Alfond donation boosts UMaine athletic facilities projects

By Pete Warner on Oct. 15, 2010, at 8:35 p.m.
The Memorial Gymnasium and field house complex has been a hub of activity and the architectural anchor on the north end of the University of Maine’s Orono campus since it was dedicated in 1933. Time and extensive use have taken a toll on the facility over the years, but the …

Bangor-Lawrence showdown highlights Week 7 football

By Ernie Clark on Oct. 14, 2010, at 4:50 p.m.
Week 7 of the high school football season is headlined by the “Game of the Year” of the Eastern Maine regular-season variety — Bangor at Lawrence of Fairfield — and not even forecasts for a rain-soaked weekend can dampen the enthusiasm for this showdown. The projected heavy rain may dampen …

John Bapst, Orono to play at UMaine

By Ernie Clark on Oct. 13, 2010, at 11:06 p.m.
High school football will return to the University of Maine for the first time in more than a decade Friday night when John Bapst of Bangor hosts Orono in an LTC clash. The game, set for a 7 p.m. start, is believed to be the first high school regular-season night …

Orono to induct 4 into athletic hall

BDN staff reports on Sept. 30, 2010, at 4:45 p.m.
ORONO — Orono High School will induct Jeff Topliff, Zac Pelleriti, Wayne Arsenault and Dave Comeau into its athletic hall of fame during ceremonies Saturday evening in conjunction with the Red Riots’ homecoming game against Old Town. The game and ceremony originally were scheduled for Friday but were pushed back …
Old Town's goalkeeper Annie Cashon could only watch Orono's Hanna Renedo's shot go into the net during the firsh half of the game in Orono Tuesday afternoon. (Bangor Daily News/Gabor Degre)

Red Riots edge rival Coyotes

By Ryan McLaughlin on Sept. 28, 2010, at 9:58 p.m.
ORONO — On windy days, controlling the ball on the ground and playing a short possession game is key to a soccer team’s success. That possession-minded style played to the Orono girls team’s advantage on a blustery Tuesday afternoon. Alex Crocker scored what proved to be the game-winner early in …
Orono keeper Alex Caballero jumps to deflect an Old Town shot in the second half of their game in Orono Monday, Sept. 27, 2010.

Orono, Old Town battle to stalemate

By Larry Mahoney on Sept. 27, 2010, at 8:48 p.m.
ORONO — Two years ago, brothers Alex Caballero and Miguel Caballero played soccer for Old Town High School. But they transferred to Orono High a year ago and combined to rescue a tie against their former team on Monday. Goalkeeper Alex made eight saves on 22 shots, including tie-preserving stops …

Undefeated Riots roll to 6-0-1 soccer start

By Ryan McLaughlin on Sept. 27, 2010, at 5:48 p.m.
When his two-year starting goalkeeper decided to attend a prep school in New Jersey for her senior year, Orono girls soccer coach Cid Dyjak needed somebody to step in and and fill a tough job. Jade Keezer, a three-year veteran on the back line, volunteered to step in for Elizabeth …

UMaine women to take court sooner

By Pete Warner on Sept. 22, 2010, at 9:16 p.m.
ORONO — The University of Maine women’s basketball team got an early start to its season in August when it competed in a four-game exhibition tour in Canada. Coach Cindy Blodgett’s Black Bears are hoping to capitalize on that experience when they begin full preseason team practices — earlier than …

Tuell, Landis lead Riots past Lynx

By Ryan McLaughlin on Sept. 21, 2010, at 8:18 p.m.
ORONO — In a field hockey game like this, with two evenly skilled teams going at it, scoring opportunities must be taken advantage of. Orono capitalized on its chances Tuesday afternoon, and Jill Tuell was a factor in both goals. Tuell set up Audrey Landis just 2:25 into the match …